snippers.

we broke out the safety scissors tonight and let alex and max go hog wild on some scrap paper. they had a blast! and the best part? watching alex’s mouth open and close in step with the scissors opening and closing. too funny! here he is in deep concentration …

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max using his sweater to help. 

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we had plenty of shots of alex with mouth agape, but i couldn’t bring myself to upload them so instead you’re getting the mouth closed tight when the scissors closed.

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max would snip part way through the paper then tear it the rest of the way and annouce that he “got it!”

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alex focused on precision cuts.

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thankfully no fingers got clipped or skin got cut, though we did have a few close calls. and max’s poor sweater got snipped—yep, a hole clean through. i’d be upset, but it really was getting too small!

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3 thoughts on “snippers.

  1. I love both the photos you share and the every day moments you deem to be significant. Scissors are quite a turning point, and you get that! You all are great parents.

  2. thanks, linda! and kim, i don’t know yet if he’s a lefty. he and max both do a lot with their left hands. tripper and i are not, but his dad and my mum are. we’ll see!! ps—should i know by now??

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